Hours after the space agency announced it had lost contact with the Chandrayaan 2 lunar lander Vikram during a historic attempt to soft land on the moon's surface, PM Narendra Modi met ISRO chief K Sivan this morning. The Prime Minister, who had watched the entire sequence of events live from the control room in Bengaluru, reacted with compassion to console an emotional ISRO chief.
In the video, it can be seen that ISRO chief K Sivan, who was in tears, unable to come to termsover lander Vikram’s unsuccessful bid to soft-land on the moon broke down in front of Modi. The PM then leans forward, gave a long and tight hug pats him on the back and pulls him forward for an embrace.
This gesture of PM Modi has won hearts of millions and everyone is praising him for being so supportive and encouraging.
See the video:
— ANI (@ANI) September 7, 2019